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Reed
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Reed as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

3 December 2021
Last seen in: Irish Independent - Simple

We found 10 answers for the crossword clue 'Reed', the most recent of which was seen in the Irish Independent - Simple.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Reed a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Reed as an answer itself some 412 times.

Reed is a single word clue made up of 4 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Irish Independent - Simple' on Thursday, 16 December 2021 with the answer being RUSH, we also found RUSH to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

Before we get to our crossword answers for 'Reed', take a look at the definitions and example uses below, sometimes these help you think of different words or phrases that are common to 'Reed' and give you a hint.

  • A musical instrument that sounds by means of a vibrating reed
  • A vibrator consisting of a thin strip of stiff material that vibrates to produce a tone when air streams over it; "the clarinetist fitted a new reed onto his mouthpiece"
  • Tall woody perennial grasses with hollow slender stems especially of the genera Arundo and Phragmites
  • United States journalist who reported on the October Revolution from Petrograd in 1917; founded the Communist Labor Party in America in 1919; is buried in the Kremlin in Moscow (1887-1920)
  • United States physician who proved that yellow fever is transmitted by mosquitoes (1851-1902)

Anagrams

We found 4 anagrams for the word 'Reed'.

  • deer Distinguished from Bovidae by the male's having solid deciduous antlers
  • dere
  • dree
  • rede Give advice to; "The teacher counsels troubled students"; "The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud"

Crossword Answers

4 Letters

OBOE
A slender double-reed instrument; a woodwind with a conical bore and a double-reed mouthpiece

RUSH
Physician and American Revolutionary leader; signer of the Declaration of Independence (1745-1813)

5 Letters

GRASS
Shoot down, of birds

PLANT
(botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion

7 Letters

CATTAIL
Tall erect herbs with sword-shaped leaves; cosmopolitan in fresh and salt marshes

8 Letters

JOHNREED
United States journalist who reported on the October Revolution from Petrograd in 1917; founded the Communist Labor Party in America in 1919; is buried in the Kremlin in Moscow (1887-1920)

10 Letters

WALTERREED
United States physician who proved that yellow fever is transmitted by mosquitoes (1851-1902)

13 Letters

VIBRATINGREED
A vibrator consisting of a thin strip of stiff material that vibrates to produce a tone when air streams over it; "the clarinetist fitted a new reed onto his mouthpiece"

14 Letters

REEDINSTRUMENT
A musical instrument that sounds by means of a vibrating reed

21 Letters

BEATINGREEDINSTRUMENT

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